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Unformatted text preview: t are: •  Of the right color and in the right place •  Of the right color but out of place   The game ends if the codebreaker guesses the paPern or runs out of rounds 4 CMPUT174  ­ ­ Design & Problem Solving Example: Codebreaker game • In our case, the codemaker will be the computer (i.e., the program) and the codebreaker will be the user • We will start with a fixed code word • We will use lePers instead of pegs to represent the paPern   We will use 6 lePers (A, B, C, D, E, F) and we will allow repe::on   PaPerns are four ­lePer codes (e.g., “ABCB”) • We will go for a fixed number of rounds (10 in our case) 5 CMPUT174  ­ ­ Design & Problem Solving How to start? • What kind of program is this? data processing pipeline? interac:ve program? • It is an interac:ve program, which means that there will be a while loop:   Ask the user for a guess;   Test if the guess is valid (4 lePers, only A, B, C, D, E, and F)   Give feedback to the user CMPUT174  ­ ­ Design & Problem Solving 6 2 13 ­10 ­01 How to start? • Read the specs • Ask ques:ons (to yourself and others) • Take notes as you go   Write down every decision you make • Draw diagrams   Ask if they are right,...
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